Amnesia (Peter Zak, Book 1) by G. H. Ephron

By G. H. Ephron

If the one witness to a homicide has amnesia, how do you capture the killer?

Instead of matching fingerprints or DNA, forensic psychologist Dr. Peter Zak solves instances by means of learning mental clues and phenomena. Peter, whose area of expertise is the mind and behaviour, consults for the Boston public defenders workplace, reading the idea strategies and personalities of witnesses and defendants.

Sylvia Jackson used to be shot within the head and left for useless, her boyfriend murdered. Waking from a coma after six weeks, she recollects nothing-until 3 months later, whilst she starts off to bear in mind info of the crime and the killer. ultimately, Syl accuses her ex-husband, remembering what sounds like incontrovertible proof of his guilt. yet Stuart Jackson turns out destroyed through his ex's ordeal; may well he relatively be responsible of this vicious crime?

Peter give up consulting on trials a yr in the past whilst his spouse used to be brutally murdered by means of a killer angered by means of Peter's advice of an madness protection. but if his outdated colleagues demand aid with this strange case, he's hooked. It's Peter's task to figure out how trustworthy Syl's reminiscence particularly is, and to take advantage of these thoughts to discover the truth.

Amnesia is certain to be the beginning of an exciting and unique crime series.

Show description

Read Online or Download Amnesia (Peter Zak, Book 1) PDF

Best detective fiction books

The Complete Sherlock Holmes: with an introduction from Robert Ryan

The mammoth expertise, ardour and literary brilliance that Conan Doyle delivered to his paintings supplies him a distinct position in English letters. .. in my opinion, I'd stroll one million in tight boots simply to learn his letters to the milkman. (Stephen Fry )

Now, as in his lifetime, cab drivers, statesmen, teachers, and raggedy-arsed young children take a seat spellbound at his ft. .. No ask yourself, then, if the pairing of Holmes and Watson has prompted extra imitators than the other duo in literature (John Le Carre )

Why do humans nonetheless learn Sherlock Holmes in an age of DNA trying out and electron microscopes? It's trouble-free. Holmes has a undying intelligence that places him head, shoulders and deer-stalker specially different detectives (Alexander McCall Smith )

Holmes is a mesmerising construction and Conan Doyle a grasp storyteller (The occasions )

I learn each Sherlock Holmes tale. .. they've got definitely came upon an enduring position in English literature (Winston Churchill )

The brilliance of the tales lies within the dating among Holmes and Watson, that is either humorous and touching (Jonathan Coe )

The world's most renowned detective (Ruth Rendell )
Book Description
A luxurious version CELEBRATING ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE'S one hundred and fiftieth ANNIVERSARY

Dead Point

This is often the 3rd Jack Irish mystery and winner of the Ned Kelly Award, 2000.

Guy Pearce will go back as Jack Irish in a brand new ABC telemovie according to lifeless element. Dates to be announced.
It takes much to rattle Jack Irish yet, as Melbourne descends right into a chilly, rainy iciness, his temper is at the related trajectory. the lady in Jack's lifestyles has reconnected with an previous love-object. He has simply visible an important plunge misplaced, a champion horse placed down. Worst of all, hijackers have robbed and brutally crushed one of many playing team.

So it's no longer striking that Jack's brain isn't really absolutely at the task he's being paid to do: locate Robbie Colburne, occasional barman. but if Jack does get severe, he reveals that the freelance drink-dispenser is of significant curiosity to a few robust humans, individuals with very undesirable conduct and a unique loss of admire for the legal justice method. Any lapse in focus might end up fatal.

Peter Temple has labored generally as a journalist and editor for newspapers and magazines in numerous international locations. He has received 5 Ned Kelly Awards for his novels, and received the world's so much prestigious crime-writing prize, the Duncan Lawrie Dagger, for The damaged Shore. In 2010 he was once offered Australia's maximum writing prize, the Miles Franklin Literary Award, for fact. His books are released in additional than twenty international locations.

Charm City (Tess Monaghan, Book 2)

As a practiced reporter till her newspaper went to that groovy pressroom within the sky, P. I. Tess Monaghan understands and loves each inch of her local Baltimore, even the elements being slobbered on through the sad-sack greyhound she's minding for her uncle. It's a unusual urban the place baseball reigns, yet in recent times murder looks the second one preferred neighborhood recreation.

The Woman Who Walked Into the Sea (Cal McGill, Sea Detective, Book 2)

Cal McGill watches the younger girl during the soiled windshield of his Toyota. There's anything compelling approximately her stillness, in regards to the size of time she has been status, staring out to sea. What has introduced her to this distant seashore, he asks himself. Is she a kindred spirit who unearths shelter by way of the shore?

Extra info for Amnesia (Peter Zak, Book 1)

Example text

Now, Sir Bertrand,' Vachell began briskly, 'I understand that you were with Sir Malcolm in this room after dinner tonight. ' Flower shook his shoulders slightly, as if to pull himself together. He blew his nose, and settled in the chair. 'It must have been about ten-fifteen. I had a word with McLeod, poor fellow, just after dinner. ' 'I rather expected that Sir Malcolm would have sent word when he was free. ' 'That window there? ' Vachell rose and snapped up the blind so that the stars and the pale light of the young moon showed through the panes.

First. ' 'As far as I could see. ' 'Are you certain you weren't away from your office more than five minutes when you sent off Mr Moon's to eliminate noise. ' Jeudwine asked, than annoyance. 'You policemen seem to be remarkably slow in the uptake. That was what I said. ' Vachell sat corner, and 'We down on lit the desk, cocking one leg over the a cigarette. like to get things straightened out properly, Mr Jeudwine,' he replied equably. 'That five minutes may be important. ' 'Abdi's the most reliable man in the house.

Vachell paused and still my lit another cigarette. Armitage was frowning. 'Nothing much so clipped off the end. Vachell — anything Vachell grinned. ' 'No clues at to indicate 'I took out reckon — it's all, well, any — — er pretty hard to isn't, at this stage. and a small cigar eh? ' tell Criminals don't what's a make it that easy for the cops. 'There's one more thing I should mention, maybe. I went over the rest of the room as well as I could and found nothing. No sign of a search or a fight; books neatly stacked, curios the same there's scads of these spears and — native daggers lying around.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.96 of 5 – based on 44 votes